- Easy to read instructions, colour photographs, and pattern pieces
- Perfect for sewing retreats!
- Large outer panels great for creative expression
The Machine Bag is a perfect bag for those who want to keep their sewing machine dust free when not in use, or those who want to take it for retreats and classes. It has a very sturdy base, bag feet and a mesh pocket inside.
The Machine Bag pattern has been specially tested to ensure it's suitable for a variety of machines. The testers found the pattern clear to follow and all have put their bags to good use. The pattern requires webbing which forms the short handles, and the lining features a mesh pocket.
Not only does The Machine Bag make an excellent sewing machine cover but you could also make it as an overnight bag, a weekend bag, or a storage bag. For a more challenging sew, try using patchwork for the outer pieces.
The Machine Bag is classified as an intermediate sewing pattern. It is written in UK English and has been thoroughly tested by a team of expert pattern testers.
The Machine Bag sewing pattern features comprehensive instructions, pattern pieces, and colour photographs.The paper pattern is an A5 booklet with printed pattern pieces. The downloadable PDF pattern features printable pattern pieces and a text only section to save on ink and paper costs. Find out more about how to download and print PDF sewing patterns here.
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What difficulty is this sewing pattern?
The Machine Bag is classified as an intermediate sewing pattern. However, if you get stuck, click here to visit our Facebook group for support: Facebook Support Group for Sewing Patterns by Mrs H.
How big is the finished bag?
The Machine Bag has finished dimensions of 16.5" x 12.5" x 9" (42cm x 32cm x 23cm)
What fabrics did you use?
What materials do I need?
- 1 1/4yd (1m) Outer fabric
- 1 1/4yd (1m) Lining Fabric
- 20" x 9" (50.8cm x 22.9cm) Faux Leather for base
- 1 1/4yd (1m) Foam Stabliser
- 3/3/4yd (3m) of 40" wide Medium weight interfacing (narrow may need more)
- 3 3/4yd (3m) of 1.5" (3.8cm) webbing
- 41" (104.5cm) #5 Twin pull 'type O' Zip
- 1 x FQ Mesh
- 13 1/2" (34.4cm) Fold over elastic
- 6 x bag feet with a 3/4" (20mm) shank
- 16.5" x 7 3/4" (41.9cm x 19.7cm) Foam Core board
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Where can I find more inspiration?
You can see some of the fabulous variations made by my testers in my blog post.
Is there a sew along for The Machine Bag?
Not yet! Would you like to host one? Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
I've found a mistake!
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I have a question not answered here
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